West Frankfort woman arrested, charged with sex abuse to a minor

2008-11-19T00:00:00Z West Frankfort woman arrested, charged with sex abuse to a minorTARA FASOL, The Southern The Southern
November 19, 2008 12:00 am  • 

WEST FRANKFORT - A 20-year-old West Frankfort woman was recently arrested on criminal sexual abuse charges against an unidentified female minor.

Jessica Morris, 20, was arrested on Friday, Nov. 7 and booked at the Franklin County Courthouse on charges of indecent solicitation and aggravated criminal sexual abuse, a class 3 felony charge.

Clerks at the Franklin County Courthouse in Benton said Morris' file states that she is accused of soliciting the victim, between the ages of 13 years old and 17 years old, to commit an act of sexual penetration or conduct.

Calls to Franklin County State's Attorney Tom Dinn were not returned. Information was not available by Franklin County Sheriff's Department, the arresting agency, Wednesday afternoon.

Morris is being at the Franklin County Detention Center on a $20,000 bond. She is set for a preliminary hearing on at 1:30 p.m. on Dec. 3.

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